By Dianne R. Davis
Photos by Dianne R. Davis or Burt Davis unless otherwise indicated.
Wes Winters Celebrates Five Years at The South Point Hotel Casino and Spa Grandview Lounge with Meet & Greet, Cake & Champagne Friday, April 8th
Wes Winters celebrates five years of performing at the South Point Hotel Casino and Spa in the Grandview Lounge. The celebration begins Friday, April 8th at 5 PM with a meet and greet, complimentary cake, and champagne. The performance by Winters follows from 6 – 9 PM as Winters entertains with his 500th performance in the spacious Grandview Lounge.
A Las Vegas Lounge-style “One-Man-Show” is built around Winters' acclaimed vocals, one-of-a-kind showmanship, award winning piano pieces, and a huge musical repertoire. Winters moves through his performance seamlessly with the ability to accommodate audience requests throughout the show.
A typical evening goes from Jerry Lee Lewis to Michael Buble to Floyd Cramer, Bobby Darin, Barry Manilow, Liberace, Big Band, Country and Western, Dean Martin, Broadway, Fats Domino, Disco, Rock and Roll, Doo-Wop and more.
The award-winning Wes Winters is a versatile entertainer who sets the stage at the South Point Hotel Casino and Spa in the Grandview Lounge for an exciting evening of live entertainment every Friday and Saturday night from 6 to 9 PM.
Michael Libonati, Entertainment Director of South Point Hotel Casino and Spa is enthusiastic in his praise of Winters. “We love having Wes Winters and are so proud to celebrate his fifth year anniversary. We look forward to his entertaining for years to come”.
In addition, Winters performs Tuesday evenings at the Rampart Casino’s Addison’s Lounge in Summerlin. (See www.weswinters.com for show times)
Wes Winters has performed professionally for over 28 years. He relocated to Las Vegas in 2003 from his hometown of Kansas City. After entering and winning the Liberace Play-A-Like Contest that same year, Wes conceived, wrote, produced and starred in “A Musical Tribute to Liberace” and created the “Wes Winters Showroom” at the Liberace Museum. Honored with several awards, the show ran nearly five years, followed by a limited engagement on the Las Vegas Strip at Planet Hollywood. Winters also brought back weekly nightclub performances at Liberace’s Tivoli Gardens Piano Lounge after many years of being dark. Performing his signature one-man nightclub act, “Wes Winters Live”, he played to sold-out audiences five years running.
Winters owns 88 Key Productions, a full service audio and video recording studio, seven solo recordings: Las Vegas Saturday Night (’09), Piano Favorites (’05), Wes Winters Live (’05). Send Down an Angel (’01) is comprised of music and lyrics which are all original works by Wes that reflect events in his personal life. Other recordings include Wes Winters Christmas, Light the Lights and Curtain Up.
Winters busy schedule includes numerous concert tour dates and private, corporate and convention performances not only in Las Vegas but throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe and South America.
Beyond the professional expertise on the piano and bringing his own spin to the songs he sings and the tunes he plays, Wes Winters is a fan favorite with a unique flair, a charming personality, and a love of what he does that shines through in every performance. Go see Wes Winters on Friday and Saturday evenings fro 6-9 pm in the Grandview Lounge at the South Point Hotel Casino and Spa.